America’s wealthiest 400 hold a combined net worth of $2.3 trillion, which places the average Forbes 400 fortune at $5.7 billion, an all-time record high.
The very Constitution that our kids learn about supports the idea that we are all created equal. Does not that mean minorities should be represented as core classroom teachers in a similar proportion to the very students they teach and serve?
Amendment 10 would change the state budgetary process from beginning to end, shifting nearly all of the budget responsibility to the Legislature. It’s a naked power grab by Republicans.
The CDC has a good track record for preventing and controlling infectious diseases, but it can't be everywhere at once.
The measure would limit the times people could vote and require an advance ballot request, which would make it harder for some voters to cast ballots.
Ballot language said to be vague or misleading must be, and frequently is, challenged in court before elections.
MU's blood drive is one of the top-giving blood drives in the country. But it's unwise for all members to be pressured to give, especially if they're sick.
Royals fans are elated to see their team compete in a World Series for the first time in 29 years.
Today, with a quick visit to our doctors, we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from dreadful diseases that our ancestors had to face.
Further moves to decriminalize marijuana in the city could cause confusion because of contradiction with federal and state laws.
Many people think the handling of Opus Development Co.'s downtown student housing project was bungled when the city didn't listen to petitioners about the development agreement. But that's not the only communication failure related to the project, and the city isn't the only entity to blame.
Setting good and challenging standards should in no way impede a teacher's ability to teach that subject or grade level.
On the surface, Amendment 10 seems to be a good proposal, but looking closely, the amendment is worrisome for both parties.
Agriculture is pushing up global temperatures and draining our resources. High- and low-tech solutions have been proposed, but the real answer might be to use all of them.
Missouri legislators are willing to pass a special law for one company while schools are under-funded and food insecurity rates increase.
"Teaching great" is never a one-size-fits-all idea as Amendment 3 assumes. There is no other profession expected to change the world every day and then measure with an assessment like public education.
As the animals' mating season continues, motorists are encouraged to stay alert.
NFL fans so inclined can get their favorite team jerseys, hats, and just about anything else sporting the pink ribbon or done in a pink color scheme. But breast cancer research only gets about 5 percent of that revenue.
Altogether, the top three executives for the company that owns the Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse are leaving their jobs with combined compensation valued at an estimated $68 million.
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